Michaela Fialova from Litomerice, Czech Republic, has been hunting since she was 13 and became invested in conservation when she moved to South Africa in 2013.
She has hunted the likes of zebras, giraffes, crocodiles and impalas – receiving a lot of hate in the process – but she insists she does it with the interests of animals at heart.
Now the so-called ‘sexy hunter’ is sharing photos on content subscription service OnlyFans to help fund conservation efforts.
She said: “I had no idea that I could make so much money from one platform which was mind blowing to me, but I was over the moon that I was finally able to donate money to my reservation which desperately needed some new tactical vests for some rangers.
“Now, I plan to continue uploading as much content as possible so that I’m able to fund the veterinary care for animals in need as this is why I started off my journey in the first place – to help and protect the animals.”
Seeing Michaela kill and pose with the bodies of exotic animals doesn’t exactly sit neatly with the notion of her supposedly being an animal lover, but she insists that by carefully selecting her kills she is helping the species.
She said: “I know my pictures of trophy hunts such as zebras, lions, giraffes and other animals can be upsetting, but I do this for practice and to give these old animals a new lease of life such as for food for humans.
“You don’t want overpopulation – especially in the wild – as it can lead to a struggle for water and food if there’s too many of the same species, which is why I do what I do.
“Once we detect the members of the herd to cull, we then detect members that have strong genetics and therefore need to be taken care of for sustainable population growth.”
She added: “As well as weeding out disease and overpopulation, I also protect animals such as rhinos from poachers. We do this by shooting down the rhino with a dart which puts them to sleep and then we proceed to dehorn them.
“I know some people might see this as cruel, but it enables the rhinos to populate successfully without being badly hurt by poachers in the future.”
Despite criticism of her hunting and move to OnlyFans, Michaela is adamant that she’s doing her bit to help animals.
She said: “My message to anyone who doesn’t like my hunting or OnlyFans, is that you can hate me if you wish, but I’m doing all I can to protect our wildlife so that we can have a healthy population of species for years to come.
“It’s my life and it’s part of my journey to educate people on why hunting can be used for good.”